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202 Perspective Quotes

the tragic or the humorous is a matter of perspective

Arnold Beisser Quotes

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If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.

Abraham H. Maslow Quotes

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Tragedy and comedy are but two aspects of what is real, and whether we see the tragic or the humorous is a matter of perspective.

Arnold Beisser Quotes

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The mind has exactly the same power as the hands; not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.

Colin Wilson Quotes

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When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.

W. Somerset Maugham Quotes

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Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free.

Bhagavad Gita Quotes

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We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather.

Barbara Ehrenreich Quotes

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It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.

John Cassis Quotes

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The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.

Leon Blum Quotes

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Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.

Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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Sometimes you have to let go to see if there was anything worth holding on to.

Norman Vincent Peale Quotes

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Freedom is never letting your fears stop you from following your heart.

Susie Switzer Quotes

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Judicial judgment must take deep account of the day before yesterday in order that yesterday may not paralyze today.

Felix Frankfurter Quotes

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Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky.

Ojibwa Saying Quotes

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Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective: an awareness that some things are really important, others not; and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.

Christopher Morley Quotes

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It costs to be stupid. The stupider you are, the more it costs.

Sherrill Brown Quotes

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The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.

Alvin Toffler Quotes

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The shy man does have some slight revenge upon society for the torture it inflicts upon him. He is able, to a certain extent, to communicate his misery. He frightens other people as much as they frighten him. He acts like a damper upon the whole room, and the most jovial spirits become, in his presence, depressed and nervous.

Jerome K. Jerome Quotes

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If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.

Seneca Quotes

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A nation which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom does not get beaten.

Kemal Ataturk Quotes

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After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked—as I am surprisingly often—why I bother to get up in the mornings.

Richard Dawkins Quotes

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What is important in life is life, and not the result of life.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes

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The suspicious believe everybody to be suspicious; the liar feels secure in the thought that he is not so foolish as to believe that there is such a phenomenon as a strictly truthful person; the envious see envy in every soul; the miser thinks everybody is eager to get his money;...and the abandoned sensualist looks upon the saint as a hypocrite

James Allen Quotes

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Bias and impartiality is in the eye of the beholder.

Lord Barnett Quotes

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Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye.

Samuel Johnson Quotes

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